TOP THINGS TO DO IN TOWNSVILLE THIS AUGUST [2018]

TOP THINGS TO DO IN TOWNSVILLE THIS AUGUST [2018]

Ahoy! Sing for the Mary Rose

– When: Saturday, 4 August at 1.00pm
– Where: Townsville City Centre
– More Info: ticketshop.com.au

Join this great nautical celebration, an entertaining concert composed by choirs and singers. The show combines Tudor music, folk songs and well-known sea shanties that tells the story of King Henry VIII’s warship, the Mary Rose.
Tickets $25.00 Adult | $10.00 Kids

 

TYTO Free Family Fun

– When: Wednesday, 1 August, to Friday, 31 August
– Where: TYTO Wetlands
– More Info: tyto.com.au

Enjoy a free outing to the TYTO Wetlands complete with many fun and educational activities for kids of all ages. Feed the turtles, participate in a quiz or bingo, play giant checkers or chess, or for the youngest visitors there are tiny tots activities available.

 

Townsville Family Day Out!

– When: Saturday, 11 August, 10.00am to 3.00pm
– Where: Jezzine Barracks
– More Info: deafservicesqld.org.au

The Family Day Out, hosted by Deaf Services Queensland, will feature a huge range of entertainment, including rides, food stalls, games, family workshops, and a performance from ABC Kids’ Sally and Possum. Activities throughout the day are free and accessible for the whole family to enjoy.

 

Josephine Wants to Dance

– When: Monday, 13 August at 6.30pm and Tuesday, 14 August at 10.30am and 12.30pm
– Where: Riverway Arts Centre
– More Info: ticketshop.com.au

A story about dreams, believing in yourself … and a dancing kangaroo. Josephine is a kangaroo, who loves to dance. Her little brother, Joey, tells her that kangaroos don’t dance, they hop, but Josephine continues to point her toes and leap through the air.
Recommended for kids from 4 to 9 years of age.

 

School in Action – Townsville Grammar

– When: Wednesday, 15 August in North Ward
– When: Thursday, 16 August in Annandale
– When: Friday, 17 August in North Shore
– More Info: townsvillegrammar.com
Come and see Townsville Grammar School in action! Speak to the teachers, and find out why Townsville Grammar School is more than just a school.

 

Riverway Movie Night – Lego Ninjago

– When: Friday, 17 August, 6.30pm to 9.00pm
– Where: Riverway Oval
– More Info: whatson.townsville.qld.gov.au
Bring your blanket along and enjoy the free open-air movie under the stars and raintrees at Riverway! Enjoy this month’s movie, Lego Ninjago.

 

CBCA Children’s Book Week

– When: Saturday, 18 August to Friday, 24 August
– Where: Your local library
– More Info: qld.cbca.org.au

The annual CBCA Children’s Book Week is all about fostering a love for reading early on in life and discovering new stories together. During this week, schools and libraries across the region conduct activities and host events celebrating books. Enquire with your local library or your child’s school for more details.

 

 

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